Umpqua College shooting: 9 dead, 7 injured; guns, flak jacket recovered
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown thanks emergency personnel that attended the news conference where Brown discussed the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore.

via KCPQ:

ROSEBURG, Oregon -- (KCPQ) -- Umpqua Community College gunman Christopher Harper-Mercer was enrolled in the class where the fatal shootings occurred, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Friday.

A federal agency says investigators have recovered six weapons at an Oregon community college and seven at the apartment of the gunman who killed nine people.

ATF Assistant Special Agent in Charge Celinez Nunez said at a news conference Friday that all of the weapons were purchased legally, seven of them by the shooter or his family members in the last three years.

She says investigators also found a flak jacket next to a rifle at the school, which contained steel plates.

The shooting Thursday at Umpqua Community College also wounded seven people. Officials identified the killer as Chris Harper Mercer. He died after a shootout with police.

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